Seoul Guided Walking Tour

Healing Road to Traditional Market

Tickets & Offers Seoul Guided Walking Tour

Walking Tour Introduction
Healing Road; Road for Filling Up Vitality
Gyeongdong Market #Seonnongdan where people performed ancestral rites for the God of Agriculture #Seonnongdan History & Culture Museum with cultural history on the king’s ancestral rites for affluent agricultural produces, #Seoul Yangnyeongsi where 70% of herbs are traded in Korea, #Seoul Oriental Medicine Promotion Center for leaning the history of oriental medicine in Korea and diagnosing sasang constitution #Gyeongdong Market, a large-scale urban traditional market with cheap products and ingredients.
Walking Tour Details
Route
Jegi-dong Station Exit 1 - Seonnongdan – Seonnongdan History & Culture Museum – Seoul Yangnyeongsi /Seoul Oriental Medicine Promotion Center - Gyeongdong Market

Time Required : 2 hours ~ 2 hours and 30 minutes

Meeting Point : Subway Line 1, Jegi-dong Station Exit 1
※ Experience programs are not included in the walking tour. Participation in experience programs must be done individually once the tour is over.
Main Tourist Attractions in Course
Seonnongdan
SeonnongdanSeonnongdan is a place where ‘Seonnongje’ spreading the value of agriculture was held. In Seonnongdan, the king plowed a filed and demonstrated farming. A 600-year-old juniper tree next to Seonnongdan stands with the history of Seonnongje.
Seonnongdan History & Culture Museum
Seonnongdan History & Culture MuseumSeonnongdan History & Culture Museum is located right beside Seonnongdan and the museum is a great place for learning Seonnongje and Seonnongdan more deeply. The museum exhibits relics used during Seonnongje and people can get closer to Seonnongdan by experiencing traditional clothing and taking photos with Seonnongje.
Seoul Yangnyeongsi/Seoul Oriental Medicine Promotion Center
Seoul Yangnyeongsi/Seoul Oriental Medicine Promotion CenterSeoul Yangnyeongsi takes up 70 % of medicinal herbs traded in Korea. Seoul Oriental Medicine Promotion Center with history of oriental medicine is located inside the market. The center provides various experiences. For instance, people can diagnose their body and find healthy ingredients based on ‘Sasang Constitutional Medicine’ suggested by Jema Yi who was a doctor in Joseon Dynasty.
Gyeongdong Market
Gyeongdong MarketGyeongdong Market is a place keeping the form of traditional market in Seoul and the market provides the atmosphere of market in the past. The market was naturally formed as farm produces by farmers from North Gyeonggi-do and Gangwon-do entered the region through former Seongdong Station and Cheongnyangni Station after the Korean War. Agricultural products, marine products, and herbs including ginseng are available at Gyeongdong Market
Map of Walking Tour Route